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Ben Horowitz Marc Andreessen

‘Most influential tech investors of 2011’

20 Dec, 2011

CNET ranks Andreesen and Horowitz on its “entirely subjective” list of 2011’s most influential tech investors, focusing on the Skype sale:

My favorite Andreessen-Horowitz play of 2011 involves a little Internet payback. Andreessen and team sold Skype–which they’d bought control of with a group of investors in 2009–to Microsoft for $8.5 billion. Andreessen and his team more than tripled a $50 million investment in 18 months.s